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Job ID: 202100

Administrative Coordinator - Provost's Office
Tufts University

Date Posted Dec. 22, 2022
Title Administrative Coordinator - Provost's Office
University Tufts University
Medford, MA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Administrative Support/Services

This is a hybrid position that will have 3 days per week in the office. This position may also occasionally require additional days onsite, as required by business needs.

The Office of the Provost is responsible for setting and guiding institutional and budgetary priorities that advance the University’s academic mission. Together with deans and senior administrators, the Provost directs and supports the partnerships, collaborations, and planning initiatives on four Massachusetts campuses and an international center in Talloires, France. This team of academic leaders ensures that our educational and research programs are of the highest quality by working closely with faculty, staff, alumni, and students to fulfill the University’s goals and aspirations. The Office of the Provost is also responsible for the library system, international and industry collaborations, and the ten Boards of Advisors and supports two Chief Diversity Officers (CDOs) that provide strategic vision and oversight for diversity and inclusion across the university. 

What You'll Do
Under minimal supervision, the Administrative Coordinator provides advanced administrative support and communications for the department.  They will handle complex and confidential situations and requests and serve in a highly visible capacity as resource for a department that interacts with students, staff, faculty and other constituents.  They will support office staff.  Produces and drafts reports and other complex documents and materials, including proofreading and editing, designing layout and graphics for brochures and presentations, gather data, conduct research and draft reports and summaries of material for presentation.  They will plan and coordinate meetings and special events, including contacting speakers, designing promotional material and coordinating support for speakers and presenters.  May also coordinate programs and/or projects for department.

What We're Looking For
Basic Requirements:

  • Typically, a High School diploma/GED and 5+ years of administrative experience OR a Bachelor's degree and 1-3 years of experience

 Preferred Qualifciations:

  • Experience working in higher education 
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills


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